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Zami: A New Spelling of My Name
Zami: A New Spelling of My Name
by Audre Lorde
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“ZAMI is a fast-moving chronicle. From the author’s vivid childhood memories in Harlem to her coming of age in the late 1950s, the nature of Audre Lorde’s work is cyclical. It especially relates the linkage of women who have shaped her . .... (read more)

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On the Road
On the Road
by Jack Kerouac
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I was never much of a traveler until I read Kerouac's classic. Soon after reading On the Road, I took my first solo road trip from St. Paul to San Diego. It wasn't long after that I was driving all around the states, and my travel itch did not go away. I... (read more)

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Pocket Poets #04: Howl: And Other Poems
Pocket Poets #04: Howl: And Other Poems
by Allen Ginsberg
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"Do we need to say anything about Howl? This is, more than anything else, the book that launched the Beat movement. By turns wildly praised and bitterly reviled, it still packs a wallop today."... (read more)

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Breakfast of Champions
Breakfast of Champions
by Kurt Vonnegut
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After Slaughterhouse Five came out in 1969, Kurt Vonnegut entered a long period of depression and swore he would never write another novel. Fortunately he was lying, and in 1973, out came Breakfast of Champions; or, Goodbye Blue Monday (the subtitle... (read more)

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The Stranger
The Stranger
by Albert Camus
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The Catcher in the Rye
The Catcher in the Rye
by J. D. Salinger
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Anyone who has read J.D. Salinger's New Yorker stories ? particularly A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, The Laughing Man, and For Esme ? With Love and Squalor, will not be surprised by the fact that his first novel is fully of... (read more)

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Jitterbug Perfume
Jitterbug Perfume
by Tom Robbins
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Jitterbug Perfume is an epic. Which is to say, it begins in the forests of ancient Bohemia and doesnt conclude until nine oclock tonight (Paris time). It is a saga, as well. A saga must have a hero, and the hero of this one is a janitor with a missing... (read more)

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The Second Sex
The Second Sex
by Simone De Beauvoir
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Newly translated and unabridged in English for the first time, Simone de Beauvoir’s masterwork is a powerful analysis of the Western notion of “woman,” and a groundbreaking exploration of inequality and otherness.  This long... (read more)

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream
by Hunter S. Thompson
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Cat's Eye
Cat's Eye
by Margaret Atwood
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This is my favorite out of all Margaret Atwood's books. It tells the story so convincingly of the cruelty and competition between young girls as viewed by the now older narrator Elaine. Complex and disturbing, Cat's Eye is a momentous book from one of... (read more)

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Still Life with Woodpecker
Still Life with Woodpecker
by Tom Robbins
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Still Life with Woodpecker is a sort of a love story that takes place inside a pack of Camel cigarettes. It reveals the purpose of the moon, explains the difference between criminals and outlaws, examines the conflict between social activism and romantic... (read more)

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Penguin Classics)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Penguin Classics)
by Ken Kesey
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A visually arresting deluxe edition of Ken Kesey's counterculture classic Boisterous, ribald, and ultimately shattering, Ken Kesey's 1962 novel has left an indelible mark on the literature of our time. Now in a new deluxe edition with a foreword by Chuck... (read more)

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Getting What You Came for: The Smart Student's Guide to Earning an M.A. or a PH.D.
Getting What You Came for: The Smart Student's Guide to Earning an M.A. or a PH.D.
by Robert L Peters
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Don’t think about why you’re applying. Select a topic for entirely strategic reasons. Choose the coolest supervisor. Write only to deadlines. Expect people to hold your hand. Become “that” student. When it comes to a masters or... (read more)

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How To Go To College Almost for Free
How To Go To College Almost for Free
by Benjamin R. Kaplan
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Atlas Shrugged
Atlas Shrugged
by Ayn Rand
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Ayn Rand's epochal novel, first published in 1957, has been a bestseller for more than four decades as well as an intellectual landmark. It is the story of a man who said that he would stop the motor of the world--and did. Was he a destroyer or the... (read more)

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Beating the College Blues
Beating the College Blues
by Paul Grayson
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100 Successful College Application Essays
100 Successful College Application Essays
by Harvard Independent
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The Largest Collection of Successful College Application Essays Available in One Volume   These are the essays that helped their authors gain admission to Harvard, Yale, Brown, Columbia, Wellesley, Pomona, and other outstanding schools—... (read more)

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Harvard Schmarvard: Getting Beyond the Ivy League To the College That Is Best for You
Harvard Schmarvard: Getting Beyond the Ivy League To the College That Is Best for You
by Jay Mathews
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The Gatekeepers: A Premier College Admits Its Freshman Class
The Gatekeepers: A Premier College Admits Its Freshman Class
by Jacques Steinberg
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Introduction ix ONE The Tortilla Test 1 TWO Don't Send Me Poems 27 THREE Istanbul (Not Constantinople) 55 FOUR Considered Without Prejudice 89 FIVE Read Faster, Say No 119 SIX Thundercats and X-Men 149 SEVEN Nothing to Do with the Dope 173 EIGHT Things... (read more)

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Money Management for College Students
Money Management for College Students
by Larry Burkett
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Be prepared for the financial pressures of college with this insightful workbook. Also helpful for making major career and college choices.... (read more)

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